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Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 85e

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Inventory Number Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 85e
Publication Number O.Leid. 425 descr.
Current Location Leiden, Rijksmuseum van Oudheden
Publication Status partly published

Origin / Provenance

Ancient Provenance Site Elephantine (Ꜣbw; Yb; YbꜢ; YbꜤ; Ἐλεφαντίνη, יב , ⲉⲓⲏⲃ) [Trismegistos]
Certainty: low
Ancient Provenance District Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Finder (= First Purchaser) Anastasi, Giovanni
District of Find / Purchase in Egypt Upper Egypt, 1st nome (Ombites) [Trismegistos]
Type of Acquisition for the Intitution purchase
Date of Acquisition for the Intitution between 1829 and 1897
Transferor (Seller, Previous Owner) Anastasi, Giovanni
Certainty: high
Buyer (Currently Housing Institution) Österreich, Erzherzog Rainer von


Object Type ostracon
Dating between 124 and 125
Criteria for Dating date in text
Range of Preservation incomplete
State of Preservation broken at left, surface abraded and damaged.
Comments on Object Objectnaam: ostracon; grieks Titel: geld Periode: Grieks-Romeinse Periode Vindplaats: Egypte, Afrika Materiaal: aardewerk Afmetingen: 6,5 x 7,1 cm Merkteken: ostraca ; Grieks ; Grieks-Romeins Herkomst: Aankoop collectie Giovanni d'Anastasi. Literatuur: cat. Leemans I 468 cat. Bagnall/Sijpesteijn/Worp 425 Mon. II, 23, Pl.CCXL, 468 Sijpesteijen, Worp, OMRO 68 (1988), p. 92 Andere nummers: I 468

Text Basic Information

Localization of Text on Object convex (outside)
Inks and Pigments carbon ink monochrome black
Range of Preservation (Text) incomplete
State of Preservation (Text) broken at left, hardly readable
Script, Primary Greek
Language, Primary Greek, Ancient
Comments on Handwriting documentary, probably hand of scribe Sarapion I
  recto verso
Quantity of Lines 10
Quantity of Columns 1
Line Lenght (in mm) 50
Column Height (in mm) 60
Line Distance x+50 x 60


Text Content

Modern Title receipt for trade tax (cheironaxion)
Ancient Scribe(s) of Text
Text Types
  • documentary
  • documentary | receipt | tax receipt
Summary of Content receipt of unknown misthotes of the Sacred Gate of Syene, through the scribe Sarapion, for cheironaxion of year 9 of Hadrian.
Location of Composition Aswan / Syene Upper Egypt, 1st nome Egypt (Certainty: high)
Comments on Text new edition
Multilingualism Monolingual Script = Language
Gender Man
Religion unknown



Transcription Translation Pictures
1Φλάουιος Εὐτυχὴς ἀ̣π̣ε̣λ̣εύθερος Φ̣λαουί̣ο̣υ̣
2Πάνσα μισθ(ωτὴς) ἱερᾶς πύλης Σοήνης
3-?- ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
4-?- ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
5διά Σαραπίωνος βοηθοῦ.
6διέγρα(ψεν) ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣ ̣
7ὑπ(ὲρ) χειρωαξίου τοῦ ἐνάτου
8ἔτους Ἁδριανο̣ῦ Καίσαρος τοῦ κυρίου
9δραχ(μὰς) εἴκοσι βολοὺς δύο, (γίνονται) (δραχμαὶ) κ (διώβολον).
10-?- ̣ ̣ ̣
2--- of the Sacred Gate of Syene
5--- through Sarapion, assistant.
6Thus has paid ---
7--- for trade tax of the ninth
8year of Hadrian Caesar the lord
9twenty drachmas two obols, = 20 dr. 2 ob.
Reserved Copyright
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Places (read out from edition)
  • Σοήνης (places.xml#8)

    People mentioned in Text

    ID gender en normiert original Language Functions in Texts
    5 (unknown) (Unknown) (Unknown) German



    RulerID Regnal Year MonthID Day Date of the Text Gregorian Date dating_comment
    Hadrian 09 124 CE 125 CE date in text;



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    DatasetID 309388
    last Change 29.07.2022
    Trismegistos 40014
    Papyri.info ddbdp/o.leid;;425
    Author Ruth Duttenhöfer
    Dataset License Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International
    (CC BY-NC-SA)
    Data set citation Data set 309388 (= Ostr. Leiden, RMO AT 85e), ERC-Project ELEPHANTINE: Ruth Duttenhöfer.